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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203599
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:30-MAY-1942
Time:02:03 LT
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W7515
MSN: LS-Q
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea east of Helgoland island -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 22:55 hrs for a Gardening (mine-laying) operation in the Frisian islands area.

The aircraft was shot down by Feldwebel Hans Berschwinger of the 4./NJG 2, who was flying a Bf 110 F-4 in GCI-box Hummer.

Crew:
61287 Fg Off Francis Kingsley Doyle - Runnymede Memorial Panel 66.
1381416 Sgt William George Bond - Runnymede Memorial Panel 78.
535527 Sgt Frederick Arthur Morris - Runnymede Memorial Panel 90.
J/3762 Fg Off Frederick James Kennedy RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 99.
1073860 Sgt Ernest William McSparron - Runnymede Memorial Panel 89.
1263238 Sgt Thomas Walter Soper - Runnymede Memorial Panel 94.
977761 Sgt Harry Doughty - Runnymede Memorial Panel 82.
1305524 Sgt William Edmund Chambers - Runnymede Memorial Panel 79.

Sources:

Bomber Command Losses 1942
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=W7515&qand=&exc1=&exc2=&search_only=&search_type=exact
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2017 17:38 Red Dragon Added
06-Nov-2018 20:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Operator]
24-May-2021 12:33 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Registration, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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